Famed costume designer Edith Head composed a color guide to match the most flattering fabric choices to each complexion. The guide reflects her decades of experience creating some of the most iconic gowns worn by her superstar clients, including Elizabeth Taylor, Grace Kelly, and Audrey Hepburn.
In this series, Lacerlot identifies the colors Ms. Head recommended for each complexion category.
HAIR: Medium Gray or Silver
EYES: Medium gray, green, hazel
Recommended Clothing Colors:
- Pale Turquoise
- Pale Yellow
- Soft Blue
- Ruby Red
Not to be confused with aqua, pale blue, or teal. The simplest way to reference the color is by looking at its namesake, the turquoise stone:
Pale turquoise is a gorgeous, soothing color, that has been associated with good fortune and holiness for centuries.
Can you think of anything more lovely than buttery, creamy yellow?